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A68 464 He had a gift of mimicry, and when he made a speech as though he were Asquith or Lloyd George it would raise shouts of laughter.

A7G 89 A gift of just £12 could provide enough sachets of ORT to save 240 children.

A9J 65 In general, our policy should be to proceed with building our state block by block, without waiting to be given a gift of it through negotiations.

AMT 176 Whereas works were human actions, faith was a gift of grace, a divine action, something implanted in the believer by God — the sort of imagery that Barth refined in his work on Anselm.

AMT 244 Where Wesley stressed faith as a gift of God, Locke stressed reason as a gift of God.

AMT 244 Where Wesley stressed faith as a gift of God, Locke stressed reason as a gift of God.

AND 798 A family service guaranteed to pack the school hall is a mothers' day assembly particularly if mums, including teachers, receive a gift of a small posy of spring flowers.

ANF 1140 Ehrenburg was convinced that Modi had a gift of prophecy.

APT 1054 Surprisingly, it was the Nazis who made a gift of this public park to Prague.

B7N 1657 The company sent the editor a gift of a new product, with his name emblazoned all over the top.

BPF 115 Say thank you with a gift of gold from Beaverbrooks.

BPF 199 A Gift of Love

C93 1367 The vicarage was a gift of the Archbishop of York and was built 1869/70.

C96 1156 This was partly the result of a gift of £1 million from the Emir of Kuwait, along with a rise in the number of visitors which has generated around £.5 million.

CAC 310 This happened when a gift of clothes was left for one brownie, who cried:

CBW 3639 The gift of shares was treated as being a transfer of value of the relevant part of the settled property, and therefore no exemption was available as a gift of property to a charity in accordance with para 15(3) (ba), Sch 6, FA 1975, according to the Chancery Division of the High Court in Powell-Cotton v IRC [1992]STI 663.

CCN 1815 A gift of story-telling.

CD4 435 It is the Holy Spirit at work in our souls, a gift of the divine Love of the Trinity, which enables us to love God with the same love whereby he loves himself.

CG3 1604 Your task is to write a gift of laughter for your friend.

CH7 2133 England No 2 Laurie McMenemy arrived late and missed the Corky and Ferdinand goals — but he saw Deane spurn a gift of an equaliser before finally striking with a header.

CJF 45 Darren often arrived on their church morning with a gift of flowers.

CM4 909 A gift of gratitude.

CRD 459 In 1949, for example, it emerged before the Lynskey Tribunal that George Gibson, the chairman of the North Western Board, had somewhat unwisely accepted a gift of clothing from the flamboyant contact man, Sidney Stanley.

CS7 901 This took the form of a gift of the proceeds from the sale of a hospital farm.

EED 430 So Murdock received a gift of 20 guineas (£21) but did not have his wages raised.

EW9 782 Hope, however, was provided by the offer of a gift of £1,000 from Alderman Ephraim Hallam, to provide leaving scholarships for boys to go on to University.

EW9 1138 A gift of £250 from Sir Alan's will went towards the making of tennis courts, and in due course a Trust Fund was established, of which the School has been a great beneficiary over the years.

FA2 245 In Sare itself apparently, on Sundays in October, a special mass is said in the church at 3 a.m. for those who are going out shooting, and the celebrant is later repaid for his early rising by a gift of live palombes .

FNX 1315 On the allotted day, he and Joan arrived at the office for a ten-o'clock wedding, carrying with them a gift of two enormous chairs of the type popular with minor African potentates.

FPY 1360 Music's place in our services may be seen as a gift of God which he uses to reveal something of himself to us.

FX6 584 I'm telling you all this, and perhaps you don't have to erm pay for any of these treatments we do gift vouchers, so if you've got anybody who wants to buy you a gift of any sort, you could always say well, I fancy erm an eyebrow trim, or I fancy a pedicure perhaps they would like to buy you a gift voucher and then you can come in and it could be a present for you.

G1Y 340 If Johnson did speak as he wrote — economically, pithily and with a gift of great accuracy — Boswell's Aberdeen observation means that he also sounded beautifully.

G2R 68 These are available in recognition of a gift of £75 towards the Magdalen Bridge Appeal Fund.

G3A 1311 When it comes to faith, we are left in no doubt that this is a gift of God brought about by the Holy Spirit.

GT4 653 On this occasion Swift brought him a gift of £20 from Bolingbroke.

GTA 1147 His most important contract (first with another carpenter, John Ball, and then on his own) was for the deepening and wharfing of the Fleet ditch, an enormous task which employed 200 men, took two and a half years to finish (1672–4), and brought him a gift of plate worth £200 from the City on its efficient completion.

GU7 432 Where photographs can show things invisible to the unaided eye, they are extremely valuable; and in the second half of the nineteenth century the camera, a gift of science to society, could be a useful scientific instrument.

H81 1315 For instance, in Sibree v. Tripp, Parke B. says, ‘It is clear if the claim be a liquidated and ascertained sum, payment of part cannot be satisfaction of the whole, although it may, under certain circumstances, be evidence of a gift of the remainder.’

HDD 359 So wisdom is a gift of the Holy Spirit and that particular thing is to er help us to judge in the way that God does.

HLJ 1106 On his return to Cambodia on April 17 Sihanouk announced that China had provided a gift of US$1,800,000 to the SNC.

HTN 1420 I made a gift of them to the lad, didn't I?

HXX 1397 A crown now on the head of a Madonna in Essen may be that of the child Otto III, while another on the head of a crucifix in Vercelli has been thought a gift of his.

J2B 58 Mrs Sayce marked her retirement this summer by a gift of money for books in Linguistics, Comparative Literature and Modern Languages.

J7D 1194 "supply" is defined in s46 to include:(a) selling, hiring out or lending the goods;(b) entering into a hire-purchase agreement to furnish the goods;(c) the performance of any contract for work and materials to furnish the goods;(d) providing the goods in exchange for any consideration (including trading stamps) other than money;(e) providing the goods in or in connection with the performance of any statutory function; or (f) giving the goods as a prize or otherwise making a gift of the goods.

JY3 3403 Of all the people in the world to expose her seething mass of fears and insecurities to, Guy Sterne would have been her last choice…yet she'd told him about Mortimer, she'd carelessly made him a gift of her virginity, she'd wildly announced she loved him, and now she was baring her soul over the painful anguish of her mother's death…

K4W 9358 Young patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital will benefit from a gift of £1,120 from 49 probationary Durham police constables who raised the cash with a sponsored swim.

K95 1784 ‘I had a gift of some wine.’

K97 958 Pony a gift of love for sick children

K97 2010 Mrs Heaton was then presented with a floral arrangement and a gift of a framed print by local artist Jenny Holland.

K9D 744 SCORES of children cheered the arrival at their school of a gift of a minibus — presented by a Courtaulds company to mark a quality achievement.